Harjap Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 1, 1992

Male, age 35-36

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Harjap Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 01, 1992, in Hoshiarpur, Hoshiarpur CIA Staff,  by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency, in Hoshiarpur, Hoshiarpur CIA Staff, by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 17, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Children; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on April 1, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Maghar Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Criminal Investigation Agency, Hoshiarpur CIA Staff

Ram Sahai, Inspector, Criminal Investigation Agency, Hoshiarpur CIA Staff

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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